Robbie Williams and wife Ayda reveal their unborn baby is a girl… and they want to name her Roberta!
09:05 GMT, 1 April 2012
Robbie Williams and pregnant wife Ayda Field have told friends their baby is a girl.
The She's The One singer is said to be ecstatic after discovering the sex of his unborn child.
It has also been revealed the little girl is due in September and the couple have already have a list of names.
Baby bliss: Robbie Williams and wife Ayda Field have discovered the sex of their baby is a girl
She could be her 38-year-old father's namesake, and be called Roberta, reported the Daily Star Sunday.
But her parents also like the names Genevieve and Alice.
They have already shopped for the new addition at Petit Trsor, the exclusive baby store on Robertson Boulevard near their 9 millin mansion in Beverly Hills.
Custom-designed sleigh cribs cost up to 2,400 and a Notte Fatata which stores nappies, will cost 9,291.
A source told the Star: 'He's always wanted to be a dad so he's going all out so his new daughter will be treated like a princess.
'He wants her top have the best of everything.'
And one of the singer's neighbours told the paper: 'It's safe to say he's completely gone gaga over his baby – and why not He's a great guy and I'm sure he'll make a wonderful father.'
Robbie this week announced he was is to become a father for the first time via his website.
Announcement: Robbie, 38, revealed the happy news on his website on Friday, and admitted to becoming emotional even seeing babies in television adverts
wrote: 'Hey friendlies, I've been keeping a secret from you all. Me and
Ayda are going to be a Mummy and Daddy this year!!!!!!!!
He added: 'We had sex! It works!
'We've seen scans and cried… looked at babies in commercials and teared up… the nursery is already planned.
'Basically I'm in love with a little person growing in mummy's belly… and can't wait to be a daddy. Crying now.
'Much love, much joy. Roberto, Mum and Little Bump. xxx'
The exciting news caused such a large number of fans flock to see Williams' announcement that the site temporarily crashed.
Robbie and Ayda married at their Beverly Hills home in August 2010, after a four-year relationship.
couple played coy with the media over the status of their
relationship, with Robbie often confusing reporters by referring to
Field as his 'wife' in interviews.
Angels singer even proposed to his girlfriend live on an Australian
radio programme. The stunt was laughed off a joke by Williams'
spokesperson, but the pair married just seven months later.